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Current Issues[]

Overly aggressive language filter[]

I'm not sure what was causing the rule to trigger, but I tried to add Tidehunter to the Phantom Lancer counter's page and it kept getting flagged for inappropriate language. I tried making several changes and couldn't get it to go through. I was just talking about Kraken Shell and Anchor Smash making him very difficult to damage with illusions and Ravage being effective AOE damage and disable. I was using correct formatting as far as I can tell. -- The preceding unsigned comment was added by ChrisLoven (talk) • (contribs) 22:30, 4 June 2019 • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

It appears that it is being triggered by the string combination of "sh|t" in
{{A|Anchor Smash|Tidehunter}}
. I can't really do anything about the filter myself as it's a global filter that applies to all gamepedia wikis, but I've raised with staff. Actually looking at the logs, it has been hitting many edits for the same reason before yours - never noticed. Apologies for the inconvenience, I'll add your edit to the page. -- -- Sanhard 08:30, 5 June 2019 (UTC)

Abaddon Talent addition not functioning[]

I'm attempting to update the Abaddon Hero page to show talent-scaled ability numbers in line like most other pages do. I started basically from the ground up since the page was building ability information straight from a dpl which mostly works fine. The part that doesn't work regardless of if I use the visual or source editor, is the calc command:

{{calc|v1+{{show|T|Abaddon|talent2left value}}|v1={{#show:#Mist Coil|?value3#}}}}

Instead of doing the calculation given, the page returns the following error:

Lua error in Module:Calculate at line 35: Unrecognized word "v" in expression "v1+75".

This is the way other pages sources seem to be formatted, so I'm curious if there is some other way these values have to be calculated or if I'm overlooking something. This is my first time editing with this much Lua so that seems very possible from my side.

Thanks for any clarification/help on this Technodude9000 (talk) 21:12, 29 June 2018 (UTC) Technodude9000

Because of Abaddon's abilities got separated to sub-pages like "Abaddon/Mist Coil", your variant wouldn't work. This one would:

{{calc|v1+{{show|T|Abaddon|talent2left value}}|v1={{#show:Abaddon/Mist Coil#Mist Coil|?value3#}}}}

But this is only for Abaddon, because his page is unique and, I think, because of testing purposes. Medok 21:24, 29 June 2018 (UTC)


why are heroes duplicates? it's affecting several pages SiegelZ (talk) 20:11, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

I checked pt:Template:Hero Infobox and pt:Abaddon. The heroes table is missing on the page value stats page. It's very weird. Recreating pt:Special:CargoTables/heroes didn't do anything. I'll look further. Molldust (talk) 08:42, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
I can reproduce the error now: agility/strength/intelligence growth aren't allowed to be float numbers: diff. I think this is related to pt:Template:Commafix or the expression parser. User:Medok might know what's up. Molldust (talk) 09:31, 22 April 2019 (UTC)


Ok I get that Ads pay for this site, but why the fuck would you put them over the skill descriptions? Pretty dumb The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

They're aware of it, will be fixed soon - Lemoncake(talk) 21:13, 13 December 2018 (UTC)

Disassemble page is showing item recipes from Dota Imba (Sange and Yasha specifically)[] is showing the item recipe from Sange and Yasha in Dota Imba, instead of just the recipe for it in Dota. It is currently uneditable because it is just pulling tooltips from other areas. The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) 05:33, 10 September 2018 • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

I've resolved this issue. Sanhard (talk) 13:17, 10 September 2018 (UTC)

Loading external info-boxes with abilities fails[]

Loading a info box with the Template:Unit infobox wrap on pages such as Brewmaster's Earth causes a Cargo error when loading ability data in the infobox, while info-boxes on the original page work fine such as Brewmaster Earth minimap icon Earth Sanhard (talk) 00:11, 15 July 2018 (UTC)

This is resolved. -- Sanhard (talk) 12:05, 17 December 2018 (UTC)

Cast range is broken due to some kind of update?[]

Cast range competely crash. It says in the tables: "A database query error has occurred. Did you forget to run your application's database schema updater after upgrading?" The preceding unsigned comment was added by Shenlebantongying (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

fixed. --Elite stay (talk) 04:03, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

Loading external info-boxes with abilities fails[]

Loading a info box with the Template:Unit infobox wrap on pages such as Brewmaster's Earth causes a Cargo error when loading ability data in the infobox, while info-boxes on the original page work fine such as Brewmaster Earth minimap icon Earth Sanhard (talk) 00:11, 15 July 2018 (UTC)

Looks like it has been fixed in the meantime Molldust (talk) 09:40, 22 April 2019 (UTC)

Lua error of {{{Show|A|item name|valueX}}[]

We Cannot get the value of some abilities using the {{{Show|A|item name|valueX}}.

The values of three item's ability cannot be obtained: Shiva's Guard icon Shiva's Guard, Vladmir's Offering icon Vladmir's Offering and Eul's Scepter of Divinity icon Eul's Scepter of Divinity, example:

{{show|A|Shiva's Guard|Freezing Aura|value2}} --> 45
{{Show|A|Vladmir's Offering|Vladmir's Aura|value5}} --> 18%
{{show|A|Eul's Scepter of Divinity|Cyclone|value3}} --> 50

it does works on other items, like:

{{show|A|Scythe of Vyse|Hex|value3}} --> 2.8

It occur on following pages: Cyclone,Mana regeneration,Summons...

There should had been more pages with this error, but this problem was fixed by hand coding by previous editors including me (ie: type the value directly).

Or they change the {{{Show|A|item name|valueX}} into {{#var:Ability name valueX}} but it can only get the values of ability in same page. And the pages mentioned above cannot be fixed by that.

The same problem also occur in all the abilities of Nature's Prophet minimap icon Nature's Prophet like, it seems NP is the only hero suffering this problem:

{{show|A|Nature's Prophet|Nature's Call|value3}} --> 2/3/4/5
{{show|A|Nature's Prophet|Sprout|value3}} --> 250

Same problem in Warlock Golem of Warlock minimap icon Warlock:

{{show|A|Warlock Golem|Flaming Fists|value1}} --> 300

and they should work like:

{{show|A|Crystal Maiden|Crystal Nova|value3}} --> 110/160/210/260

--神乐坂桐樱 (talk) 09:43, 23 April 2019 (UTC)

This is an ongoing battle with apostrophes. As you may have noticed all of the problematic ones contain one (Nature's Prophet). Cargo does not like stuff like line breaks and apostrophes. This may take longer to fix, it's a very deep issue. Molldust (talk) 10:39, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
Fixed Pictogram tick Done Molldust (talk) 12:42, 23 April 2019 (UTC)

Fix Necronomicon Archer, Could not find Cargo data for "Purge"[]

There are a lot of script errors stemming from what looks like an issue on Necronomicon Archer, where abilities in the infobox is unable to be found. 01:59, 3 November 2020 (UTC)

Caching issues, re-saving the source pages and the affected pages, as well as clearing your cache usually fixes these errors. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

The neutral items that were removed were added to the <removed> list, but not actually removed from the tiers they belonged in on the Neutral Items page[]

Tier 1: Mango tree, iron talon, poor man's shield Tier 2: Clumsy Net, Vampire Fangs Tier 3: Repair kit, Craggy Coat, Greater Fairie Fire Tier 4: Magic Lamp, Witless Shako, Prince's Knife, Havoc Hammer Tier 5: Woodland Striders, Trident The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Fixed ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

Grimstroke changelogs display html code[]

Grimstroke changelogs display html code, whereas Pudge changelogs, for example, do not. The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

It's caching bug, use Purge button above to get it back to normal. Medoke 17:20, 29 January 2021 (UTC)

Lua errors when referencing Aghanim's values from ability tables[]

A good example is Forged_Spirit. It cross-references Invoker's Forge Spirit ability multiple times for the unit box's Duration, Health, etc. however, the "aghs" values are not found from the Invoker's ability table, despite displaying correctly when viewing that table directly. The custom lookup is partly working, as the Aghanim's icon is being shown when these calls are made, however the corresponding Value is always missing. Damage_manipulation#Stacking_damage_reduction_.26_amplification for another example involving a different page.

Resulting appearance is:

| duration = 20/30/40/50/60/70/80/90 | duration aghs =

While affected tables may not contain apostrophes, it seems possible that the apostrophe in Aghanim's Scepter is affecting the custom lookup code. The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

This is most of the time a caching issue. Resaving the source pages usually fixes it. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

Some sections on this page are completely busted[]

Please see or sections below it. The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Resolved ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

Timbersaw Set - Molten Destructor[]

hello, this set can also be obtained from this treasure, but its not listed. regards tm The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Change to "Shitty Wizard" voice line page[]

Change "every hero" and "all heroes" to "almost every hero" and "almost all heroes" on the shitty wizard voice line page because Phoenix does not have a shitty wizard voice line

Changed ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

Item changelogs string exceed 1000 limit[]

The Template:Item rework has a 1000 limit character error when more than 4 items components are present in building the item. The preceding unsigned comment was added by Irismus (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Fixed ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

Oracle Page Broken[]

Hey, I did some edit for Oracle changes since today, but when I tried to add the talent description on my second edit, the lua script made so many errors on the page. Also, for unknown reasons, undoing or lokking previous edit from others contributors keeps the errors. The preceding unsigned comment was added by FR Akyno (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Pictogram tick Done. Medoke 12:39, 10 April 2021 (UTC)

Dawnbreaker's "I will remember you in my celebrations." quote plays the default thank you instead of the right quote.[]

Seems like it uses the same audio source, could use a fix. The preceding unsigned comment was added by Keatonwastaken (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Fixed ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

some of your heroes wikis are in like href and that kinda stuff can you guys fix it? please? its kinda hard to read[]

one of them is anti mage The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

It takes some time after a big patch to fix and update every page, be patient please. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk) 10:39, 15 April 2021 (UTC)

Outdated Training Page & Addition of New Player Objectives[]

As the training page is out of date, can I start updating the page to the best of my abilities? Or would that be considered vandalism? I don't think I can update the whole page in a day but I'm ready to devote few hours daily until I get done with it. I don't think it should matter much as the current state of that page is almost unusable. None of those objectives exist in the client but I would like to wait for an administrator's response. -- (talk) 14:44, 13 April 2021 (UTC)

Sure, go ahead and update that entire section. :) ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

I created a new page New_Player_Objectives, hope you don't mind. (talk) 10:48, 15 April 2021 (UTC)

Turn Rate Comparison Table should to be fixed.[]

In 7.29 changelog, they say "Turn rate effect on time to turn improved by 20%". But the current "Turn rate" page is using the old equation. The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Easier said than done. Valve never gave any real information regarding turn rates, so all we can do here is estimate until someone really dedicates some time to it and figures it all out. Same story with the assist gold changes in the last patch, the formula seems to have been changed significantly, and the info in the changelog isn't really helpful. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

Dolfrat Emoticon Pack[]

It's a reward for Tier 3 - New Player Objectives. Couldn't find it on the wiki. Don't know how to add it to the wiki. Would anyone please add it to the wiki? Thanks! (talk) 18:18, 15 April 2021 (UTC)

They are listed here, search for "welcoming quest". ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)
Okay, thanks. (talk) 15:16, 16 April 2021 (UTC)

Updating Licenses[]

Is it okay to update the add licenses to uncategorized images the way I'm doing it? (i.e, one by one) Asking this because the recent changes page is kind of getting flooded with my updates (and there are 100s of more to do) and I don't want to be an nuisance of any sort. I'll continue doing this after I get the confirmation to go ahead from an administrator, thanks. The preceding unsigned comment was added by Fymryn (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Don't bother. It's not really important, and there are as you said hundreds of images that don't have licenses listed. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk) 15:18, 9 May 2021 (UTC)
Alright, thanks. -- (talk) 15:20, 9 May 2021 (UTC)

Permission to Add stories[]

This is Venz. I need a Permission to edit some pages regarding the events to add some stories like starting from Nemestice and throwing back into the early days of DOTA 2. Trailer wise. The story will be based on the trailer posted on youtube or posted officially by Valve. I need a greenlight for it. Thanks! VenzGrendalosCazatha 16:25, 10 July 2021 (UTC)

You don't need to ask for permissions here, as long as it is something about Dota and it is something official, you can add them here. If something is out of lines, it can be decided later on.
We still have nothing about Nemestice on the wiki (the lore part and the game mode), which is bad. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

About the tabber I added on Dragon Knight's lore page[]

So I tried adding a tabber to Dragon Knight's lore page that allows the user to switch between Dragon Knight's depictions in Artifact and Dota: Dragon's Blood, but it seems to be messed up. The tabber looks fine, but I can't remove the two lines of text that appear above and below the tabber which includes these (remove the "a"): "[a[File:" and "|256px]a]". How do I fix this? Ecstasy Amphetamine (talk) 14:02, 22 July 2021 (UTC)

Yea, you gotta edit the template to allow multiple images, similar to the item infobox. You can't just put a tabber as a value. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)
I made a draft on a test page, gonna implement it later. As for images names, we will be dividing them into 3 categories:
Main = Image from Dota 2, preferably some official artwork. (name the files "*topic* Lore.png")
Artifact = Image from Artifact, preferably the original card image (name the files "*topic* Artifact.png")
Anime = An image/screenshot from the anime
The main image should always be there, the artifact and anime images are optional. Also, the files should have a uniform name ("x Lore.png" for main, "x Artifact.png" for Artifact, "x Anime.png" for the show).
~~ Bu3ny (Talk)
Thanks, I'll keep that in mind. Please let me know when it's ready. Ecstasy Amphetamine (talk) 10:23, 23 July 2021 (UTC)

New format for Hero lore pages[]

I've been looking at the lore pages for heroes lately and I want to improve how they look, because they are very lacking right now. My new format aims to cover every section of lore from a hero's bio, spell descriptions, cosmetic lore, voice lines, and other lore related to them. I didn't add any infobox to the drafts because it seems fine at the moment. What does everyone else think? Ecstasy Amphetamine (talk) 17:02, 5 August 2021 (UTC)

Sure, you can ugrade the lore pages. Including everything related to them was originally the plan anyway, it's just very time consuming. We are keeping the lore infobox though. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk) 21:29, 6 August 2021 (UTC)

New pages for a hero's lore in Dragon's Blood[]

So I was making a header for the lore of Invoker in Dragon's Blood and in the middle of making it, I realized that his current Lore page would be too small to contain the amount of lore that he has in the animated series.

I was thinking if he would have a separate page like how his profile as sections for cosmetics, responses, lore, etc. but this section would be simply named Dragon's Blood or Anime if that's the correct term (e.g. Invoker/Dragon's Blood or Invoker/Anime). The new page I'm proposing will have similar contents to his Lore page like Personality, Relationships, Biography, etc. with some differences like the responses section being replaced with notable quotes from the series.

What does everyone think? I'm willing to make these myself when I get to it. Ecstasy Amphetamine (talk) 18:40, 17 August 2021 (UTC) - page is broken - scorll down a bit and you'll see[] - page is broken - scorll down a bit and you'll see

New sections for lore[]

I want to make a new section of the Lore page to cover stuff like types of magic and fighting styles (ex. Pugna's Arts of Oblivion, CM's Frozen Arts, Juggernaut's sword play and voodoo magic, Ember Spirit's mantra, etc.) and I'm planning on naming it either Traditions or maybe Arts or even both.

I'm also planning to make another new section from existing lore pages found in the Others section by making sections for Events (this covers what it says in its name) and Resources (covers stuff like Radiant Ore, Direstone, Chronite, Wraith Essence, etc.). The Others section will still remain to cover miscellaneous and vague lore. How do I do that? Ecstasy Amphetamine (talk) 09:55, 18 September 2021 (UTC)

I added traditions, events, and resources the lore infobox and created the navboxes. You can put traditions/events/resources as a type now in the infobox. I already did it for Radiant Ore and Direstone. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)
Thank you, that was very quick. Ecstasy Amphetamine (talk) 10:31, 18 September 2021 (UTC)

Confusion with Siltbreaker lore pages[]

Recently I have been updating the lore on the Siltbreaker event and I ran into a roadblock on the Siltbreaker/Lore page. It looks like it's the page for all lore text found in the event, but that leaves me confused on how to make the lore page for the Siltbreaker boss character. How do we fix that? Ecstasy Amphetamine (talk) 04:14, 21 October 2021 (UTC)

You can put both on the same page and separate them with headers, since the Siltbreaker event is a big part of the Siltbreaker character's lore. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk) 00:31, 22 October 2021 (UTC)
Okay, thanks. Just one more thing, can you rename the Farvan page to "Farvhan"? Because that's the correct spelling of his name in Artifact. But I can do this myself if that's possible, I just don't know how. Ecstasy Amphetamine (talk) 15:45, 23 October 2021 (UTC)

Adding and removing some specific lore pages[]

After a thorough look at Jugg's lore, the so-called Juggernauts are not a faction. There's no mention of a Juggernaut clan anywhere in the lore, and I assume the creator made the page because Yurnero is called the Juggernaut. However, there's only one mention of this Juggernaut thing in his bio, which is stated to be a long standing tradition rather than a clan. I assume Jugg named himself after the tradition out of respect. So I made a draft of the correct page of the Juggernaut tradition that's ready to be posted, and I request the removal of the Juggernauts page in preparation for my new one.

I also request for the Faceless Ones page to be removed because they're included in the page I made for the race that Jugg is from. They're now moved here if you want to see it. Ecstasy Amphetamine (talk) 09:24, 10 November 2021 (UTC)

Gifts of the Shadowcat Set is missing from Drow Ranger template[]

Gifts of the Shadowcat Set is missing from Template:Equipment Drow Ranger. There also appears to be something wrong with the infobox of the set and the individual items. For the set, where the infobox displays the names of the individual items and links to their pages, it displays "No results" for each item, though the link still works. For the item pages, that section of the infobox doesn't display item names or links. 00:29, 22 December 2021 (UTC)

Database tables are broken[]

Database tables are not shown on the attack damage page(Error: No field named "bonus_attack_damage" found for any of the specified database tables, Error: No field named "bonus_strength" found for any of the specified database tables.


Update Morphling Strategy Page[]

I would like to update the Morphling strategy wiki since it is outdated with a few errors on the stats that items give and how he can no longer morph into allies with scepter, it said I needed permission from the admins so may I? INODAWAE (talk) 07:35, 14 April 2022 (UTC)

Sure, go ahead. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

Lane creep attribute table el doesn't expand image fields properly[]

Now we got broken 'a href="<img src="url"...>"' instead of 'a href="url"' The preceding unsigned comment was added by TehRuru34 (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

It's just caching issue, purge page or clear your browser's cache. Medoke 08:28, 15 April 2022 (UTC)

Voice line audio doesn't seem to work in Safari browser[]

Under the "responses" subpages of heroes, when clicking the little audio button to play hero voice lines, the buttons don't seem to work in Safari. But audio does work in Chrome, running on Mac OS, for those same pages.

Suggestion to add button for ability sound within hero page[]

On a hero page, e.g., Silencer, it'd be nice to have a small button to hear the sound of each ability, next to the name (or somewhere nearby). At the moment, I think the only way to hear what the ability sounds like is to scroll back to top of page, go to "sounds". I'm not sure if this would make the hero page abilities tables too crowded or noisy, so open to being wrong. The preceding unsigned comment was added by Dota2fanapplefan1122‎ (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

There already are sound button in the ability boxes, between the hotkeys and the bkb/linkens/etc interaction icons at the top right corner of the ability boxes. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk) 11:23, 21 June 2022 (UTC)

How do you get "laning_01", "laning_02" and "laning_03" audios from music packs? Not talking about the layers[]

Can't find them in pak_01dir, only found the layers The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

They aren't in-game files, I created them with Audacity to demonstrate how all the layers sound together. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

The "Dispel/Removable debuffs" page appears to have been deleted.[]

URL: Can this be added back? It was a helpful resource. The preceding unsigned comment was added by Loamloamloam (talk) • (contribs) • Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Still figuring out a way how to efficiently automate and repopulate the dispellable buff/debuff table. Previously, the table is outdated because it is updated manually. There are simply too many components to be checked/updated manually per patch. For now, each of the ability's buff/debuff dispellable information can be found and it is located within the ability infobox itself.Irismus (talk) 23:57, 28 February 2023 (UTC)

Collision Size and other unit sizes[]

Collision Size Heroes
Bounding Size Heroes

Hello, administrators. I found a major problem about the unit sizes.

It seems that this website confuses the "Collision size" and "Bounding size".

Collision size is the smallest possible distance between two units without being phased.

And Bounding size affects attack range and spell casts.

By inputting dota_unit_show_collision_radius 1 and dota_unit_show_bounding_radius 1 in Console, Collision size and Bounding size are shown by circles.

Bounding size is always not more than Collision size, especially on the hero with small size. Here I gave the value table for these sizes by their hull name.

Hull Name Collision Size Bounding Size

Also, I integrate other unit sizes (Collision Size, Bounding Size, Selection Size and Model Size) for a new page in my sandbox User:HD93129/Sandbox3.

If you think it's OK, I will change this page to a new page and replace the Collision Size page.

I'll ask Buny to check on this. Keep the Sandbox first, and let us finish the 7.34 update then we can move on to the attack damage/damage manipulation then updating this. Irismus (talk) 18:12, 9 August 2023 (UTC)
Looks good so far, but there are some formatting issues. You have multiple sections with the same header currently, that shouldn't be the case. ~~ Bu3ny (Talk)

block request[]

Iamtheantimage is vandalizing the wiki. I have reverted his edit, but he still did it again. Request block.